In this much-anticipated book from acclaimed blogger Vicki Davis (Cool Cat Teacher), youall learn the key shifts in writing instruction necessary to move students forward in todayas world. Vicki describes how the elements of traditional writing are being reinvented with cloud-based tools. Instead of paper, note taking, filing cabinets, word processors, and group reports, we now have tools like ePaper, eBooks, social bookmarking, cloud syncing, infographics, and more. Vicki shows you how to select the right tool, set it up quickly, and prevent common mistakes. She also helps you teach digital citizenship and offers exciting ways to build writing communities where students love to learn. Special Features: ac Essential questions at the start of each chapter to get you thinking about the big ideas ac A chapter on each of the nine essential cloud-based tools--ePaper and eBooks; digital notebooks; social bookmarking; cloud syncing; cloud writing apps; blogging and microblogging; wikis and website builders; online graphic organizers and mind maps; and cartoons and infographics ac A wide variety of practical ways to use each tool in the classroom ac Alignments to the Common Core State Standards in writing ac Level Up Learning--a special section at the end of each chapter to help you review, reflect on, and apply what youave learned ac Writing tips to help you make the best use of the tools and avoid common pitfalls ac A glossary of key terms discussed in the book ac Useful appendices, including reproducible material for your classroom No matter what grade level you teach or how much tech experience you have, you will benefit from Vickias compelling and practical ideas. As she emphasizes throughout this essential book, teaching with cloud-based tools has never been easier, more convenient, or more important than right now.For example, if an electronic copy of an old document is lost, I can scan a printed copy on our copier and click the aPDFa button. When I open the ... Usually this term is used for devices that are primarily for reading books, like the Kindle or the Nook. eBookstores are ... Name eBookstore Type Kindle Amazon. Can open PDFsanbsp;...
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